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GBPA 2018 Summer Student Program a success

DOING OUR PART WITHIN THE G.B. COMMUNITY – Dr. Telina Smith (pictured center), Human Resources Manager of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), celebrated the successful conclusion of GBPA’s 2018 Summer Student Employment Program. For over 40 years, GBPA has conducted its summer student paid employment program, providing Grand Bahamian high school and university students with the opportunity to experience real, hands-on work within the corporate world. Pictured, are students from the third and last cycle to participate in the program this year, which hosts a total of three, four week cycles each summer. (Photo courtesy of the GBPA)

For over 40 years, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) has conducted its summer student employment program, providing Grand Bahamian high school and university students the opportunity to experience real, hands-on work within the corporate world. GBPA began this program with the intent to create a structured environment where youth are able to learn valuable…
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Home Fabrics Limited hopeful for the proposed October grand opening

UNDER CONSTRUCTION – The building that will house the new Home Fabrics Ltd., store is currently under construction at cost of $ 2 million. (Photo by FN Intern Nina Bullard)

According to Home Fabrics Ltd. Accounts Manager Benjamin Pinder, the Grand Bahama location, which is expected to open in October, will be the fifth and final branch for the operation. With an investment to the tune of $2 million, Pinder said the new operation will house administrative offices, staff kitchen, staff bathrooms, a lunchroom and…
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Hutchison Ports FCP new automated Quay Cranes are most advanced in the region

NEW CRANES – Hutchison Ports Freeport Container Port (FCP) is offering the most technologically advanced Ship-to-Shore gantry cranes in the region. The terminal’s three newly commissioned Super Post Panamax quay cranes can be operated from a remote location, as opposed to the traditional manual operated quay cranes. (Photo courtesy FCP)

Nestled away in the tiny Bahamian island of Grand Bahama is among the region’s most sophisticated container terminals, who now embark on world class cutting edge technology in ship-to-shore cranes. In addition to remote diagnosis, GPS ground systems, high tech ship-planning, and digitisation, the port has now introduced remote operated crane technology Hutchison Ports Freeport…
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AML Foods makes monetary gesture to Falcon’s Boys Club

AML FOODS DONATES TO FALCONS BOYS CLUB: Darrin Rolle (center), Director, Falcons Boys Club, kindly accepted a monetary donation from Abaco Markets Limited (AML) Foods to assist the program that has mentored young boys within the community for over 20 years. Pictured from left to right are: Tanya Russell, Human Resource Manager, AML Foods Limited, Rolle, and Daneisha Clarke, Marketing Representative, AML Foods Limited. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

Abaco Markets Limited (AML) Foods demonstrated a commitment to the community empowerment recently (this past Wednesday) by making a monetary donation to The Falcons Boys Club, to assist in the continuing efforts to mold and positively impact the future men of tomorrow. According to Tanya Russell, Human Resources Manager, AML Foods Limited, the company strives…
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